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May 2, 2014
Lowell Anderson  |  Echo Press 
Most fields across Douglas County, like this one southeast of Alexandria, are too wet for farmers to get in to do their spring planting. Typically by this date, 30 percent of the state’s corn has been planted. This year, only 4 percent has been planted. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Planting delayed, but hope springs eternal
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 9, 2014
Farmers are ‘eternal optimists’
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
April 2, 2014
Premium soybean, grain contracts available to farmers
April 2, 2014 - 12:00am
March 19, 2014
Bruce and Shannon Wussow (middle) received their soybean award at Dairyland Seed’s Banquet in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Tom Strachota (left), Dairyland Seed general manager and T.J. Strachota, communications leader, presented the award. (Contributed)
Garfield family wins soybean yieldmaster award
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am
New survey shows Minnesota corn farmers are cautiously optimistic
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Most misused term: sustainable agriculture
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 28, 2014
Propane shortage, cold weather threaten livestock
January 28, 2014 - 3:46pm
January 16, 2014
Dairy policy bogs down farm bill
January 16, 2014 - 11:08pm
January 15, 2014
A soybean’s journey: See for yourself
January 15, 2014 - 8:43am
Application deadline for Conservation Stewardship extended to February 7
January 15, 2014 - 8:43am
January 8, 2014
Conservation tillage conference is Feb. 18-19
January 8, 2014 - 1:05am
Students organize ag symposium
January 8, 2014 - 1:05am
December 31, 2013
Next round of value added grants available
December 31, 2013 - 12:44am
December 24, 2013
Pictured is a crop of soybeans planted with a rye cover crop. Cover crops can improve the health and function of the soil, creating better nutrient cycling, improved water infiltration and more consistent yields. (www.plantcovercrops.com)
Discover the cover
December 24, 2013 - 8:42am
Early bird rates end December 28 for organic conference
December 24, 2013 - 8:41am
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